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2017 Volleyball Championship
Nov. 17-19 • Western Carolina • Cullowhee, N.C.


The fourth-seeded Samford Bulldogs claimed the 2016 Southern Conference volleyball title, defeating third-seeded Chattanooga, 3-1 (25-19, 20-25, 25-20, 25-22), at the Pete Hanna Center on the campus of Samford University in Birmingham, Ala. With the win, the Bulldogs earned the program's third conference title and an automatic bid to the NCAA Championship.

Samford senior outside hitter Erin Bognar garnered the 2016 Southern Conference Most Outstanding Player award after totaling 28 kills on 63 attempts with only seven errors to hit .333 on the night.  Bognar also tallied 16 digs to notch a double-double for the champion Bulldogs. In addition to being named the tournament's Most Outstanding Player, Bognar made the All-Tournament team along with teammates Gabbi Greenwald and Kate Neisler.


Championship information

Tickets:
Tournament Pass: $25.00
Youth Tournament Pass: $15.00
Single Day Adult: $10.00
Single Day Youth (3-17): $5.00
2 and Under: Free
Students with valid SoCon ID: Free
Directions:
Driving directions
Campus map
Hotels:
SoConTravel.com
Review of past championships:
2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009
Participating institutions:
CIT // ETSU // FUR // MER // UNCG // SAM // UTC // WCU // WOF

Tournament schedule

Quarterfinals // Friday, Nov. 17 // Ramsey Center // Western Carolina
Match Teams Time Stats Video
Match 1 No. 8 seed vs. No. 9 seed 9:30 a.m. Live stats SoCon Digital Network // Highlights // Photo gallery
Match 2 No. 4 seed vs. No. 5 seed 12 p.m. Live stats SoCon Digital Network // Highlights // Photo gallery
Match 3 No. 1 seed vs. Match 1 winner 2:30 p.m. Live stats SoCon Digital Network // Highlights // Photo gallery
Match 4 No. 2 seed vs. No. 7 seed 5 p.m. Live stats SoCon Digital Network // Highlights // Photo gallery
Match 5 No. 3 seed vs. No. 6 seed 7:30 p.m. Live stats

SoCon Digital Network // Highlights // Photo gallery

Semifinals // Saturday, Nov. 18 // Ramsey Center // Western Carolina
Match Teams Time Stats Video
Match 6 Match 2 winner vs. Match 3 winner 2 p.m. Live stats SoCon Digital Network // Highlights // Photo gallery
Match 7 Match 4 winner vs. Match 5 winner 4:30 p.m. Live stats SoCon Digital Network // Highlights // Photo gallery
Championship Finals // Sunday, Nov. 19 // Ramsey Center // Western Carolina
Match Teams Time Stats Video
Match 8 Match 6 winner vs. Match 7 winner 6 p.m. Live stats ESPN3 // Highlights // Photo gallery

2016 Champion: Samford